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Grand Rapids chamber welcomes region's young talent for summer
Young talent will get a closer look at Grand Rapids on Thursday.
More than 100 interns and young professionals are registered to be part of the annual Summer Intern Welcome Reception, hosted by the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce.
The event essentially introduces young professionals to the Grand Rapids culture and community,
Bus tour and reception
The event will include a bus tour — open to interns and professionals — of key city locations and neighborhoods from 4-5:30 p.m.
Afterward, the public is welcome to join the interns at a reception from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Grand River Ballroom at Bridgewater Place, at 333 Bridge St. NW.
Organizations such as Grand Rapids Young Professionals, BL2END and Generation X and Y will staff information booths at the reception.
Tickets for the bus tour are $25, and the reception is free.